||Addendum to draft drinking water criteria document for cryptosporidium /
||Wisconsin Univ.-Madison.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.
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Drinking water--Purification. ;
Disinfection and disinfectants. ;
Drinking water ;
Risk assessments ;
Health hazards ;
Waterborne diseases ;
Parasitic diseases ;
Disease outbreaks ;
Environmental exposure pathway ;
Public health ;
Health effects ;
Microorganism control(Water) ;
Water pollution control ;
Water treatment ;
Surface Water Treatment Rule ;
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This document, prepared in support of the Interim Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule, updates EPA's 'Cryptosporidium Criteria Document' (1994), by reviewing all published data on Cryptosporidium isssued between 1994 and 1997. This update provides information on general characteristics of Cryptosporidium, occurrence in human and animal populations, health effects associated with Cryptosporidium infection, analytical methods to enumerate the organism in water and general effectiveness of water treatment practices in removing Cryptosporidium. EPA concludes on the basis of the 1994 document and this update that Cryptosporidium may pose a risk to human health.
"EPA/815/B-98/011." "PB99-111395." Includes bibliographical references. "July 1998." Microfiche.